Bridging the Gap Between Dodge and Hollywood

September 24, 2021 by | Events

This school year Dodge College continued hosting the wildly popular Chapman Master Classes, which, up until now, have been a series of virtual interviews with some of Hollywood’s biggest movers and shakers: Bryan Cranston, Lena Waithe, and Ted Sarandos to name just a few.   And now comes the big twist: select Fall 2021 Master Classes


Cards On The Table

September 23, 2021 by | Events

Last Thursday, Professor Leah Aldridge had the opportunity to host a conversation open to all Dodge Students with filmmaker Marcus A. Clarke, discussing his Netflix Original Documentary Blood Brothers: Malcolm X & Muhammad Ali. For Clarke, the journey of making this film was one that he was ready to take on. “The journey was deeply


A Summer with VICE

September 20, 2021 by | Student Spotlight

A last minute change of plans landed junior Creative Producing major Panna Warren the opportunity to spend her summer working as a Creative Studios Intern at VICE. Despite initially having plans to spend her summer in Prague doing an international internship through the Chapman Center for Global Education, the program was cancelled due to travel


The Chapman Master Class: Sofia Coppola

September 16, 2021 by | Uncategorized

Oscar-winning writer-director Sofia Coppola opens the Fall 2021 season of Chapman Master Classes! One of the most admired filmmakers working today, Sofia Coppola has earned a slew of nominations for modern-day classics like The Virgin Suicides (2000), Lost in Translation (2004), Marie Antoinette (2006) and The Bling Ring (2013). The daughter of legendary filmmaker Francis Coppola, she was named Best Director at the Cannes


Careers Office Chat

September 14, 2021 by | Career Resources

After years of working as a Hollywood agent representing A-list talent, Joe Rosenberg’s newest clients will be Chapman students and alumni as the first-ever Director of Industry Relations at Dodge College’s new Careers Office. The full-scale Careers Office will be located just off the lobby of Marion Knott Studios, and construction of the space is


How to Write Coverage Workshop

September 3, 2021 by | Events

UPDATE: ALL SEATS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR BOTH THE 9/15 AND 9/29 COVERAGE SESSIONS HOW TO WRITE COVERAGE – VIRTUAL WORKSHOP HOSTED BY Barbara Doyle and Donna Roth TWO DATES:  September 15th and September 29th, 4:00pm to 6:00pm (PST) RSVP to Barbara Doyle (barbarafdoyle@gmail.com) by email to attend. ZOOM link will be sent out prior


Student Spotlight: Amber Alexander

August 11, 2021 by | Student Spotlight

What is your name & what are you studying? I’m Amber Alexander, and I’m a rising junior majoring in Television Writing and Production! What inspired you to pursue a career in film? My siblings and I have been doing YouTube professionally since early 2018, and I wanted to use my video production skills to venture


Student Spotlight: Ebony Jordan

July 13, 2021 by | Student Spotlight

What is your name and what are you studying? My name is Ebony Jordan and I am a BFA Screenwriting major.  What inspired you to pursue a career in film? I grew up watching sitcoms, Disney movies, teen movies, musicals and romantic comedies. I’ve been wanting a career in entertainment since I was child. It


Student Spotlight: Roxy Cowan

June 23, 2021 by | Student Spotlight

What is your name & what are you studying? My name is Roxy Cowan (@roxyycowan) and I am a rising junior Creative Producing major and Women and Gender Studies Minor. I’m also a content creator for the Dodge social media pages, specializing in the Tik Tok account and the Student Spotlights, and I have a


Chapman Alumni Bringing History to the Big Screen

May 27, 2021 by | Alumni

“When we first started writing this script, we were excited to tell a story inspired by historic events. What we didn’t realize as we were working on this script, was how eerily similar it would end up being to current events.” Unwavering, inspired by real events, tells the fictional story of Carolyn Kim, a Korean-American

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